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Wex Photo Video, London

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Wex Photo Video C300 Mark II Masterclass

Tom Martin creative director of Forward and the filmmaker behind our awardwinning More Than An Image series, presents this day-long masterclass on shooting branded content and narrative films with the Canon C300 Mark II. He will cover the transition from C100 to C300 Mk II, 4K/2K AVC-Intra codecs (and how far these can be pushed), working with C-log profiles, best shooting practice and much more.



10:00am Introductions and Outline of The Day
• Introduction to Tom Martin and his work with Forward, including Wex Photo Video’s #MoreThanAnImage series.


10:15amJourney to the C300 Mark II

• My Camera Journey – from the Sony EX1 through to the Canon C100 and finally the C300 Mark II.

• Advantages of the C100 and Cinema EOS line.

• Legacy of the C300 Mark II.

• Reasons for upgrading to the C300 Mark II.


10:45amIntroduction to the C300 Mark II

• A detailed exploration of the camera.

• An exploration and explanation of how I rig my camera.

• Exploring the versatility of the camera and how it can be configured for different jobs – Branded Content vs Travelogue.

• Optical Flexibility: different glass for different jobs - Cine primes, stills glass with autofocus, 18-80 servo zoom for broadcast.


11:30amMenus and Camera Setup
• Deep dive into the best practices when setting up the camera.

• Overview of all main settings, including autofocus, picture profiles, codecs, etc.


12:00pm Codecs and Recording Formats
• More detailed look at the variety of codec options available in the camera.

• 4K and 2K – advantages and disadvantages and when to use them, including examples from 2K and 4K productions I’ve shot.

• Slow motion – pros and cons and best practices.

• Proxy workflow, dual slot recording and CFast workflow tips.

• 4K Raw recording capabilities.


12:45pm – Break for Lunch


13:45pmLog Gamma and Exposure
• Detailed look at the variety of log gammas and settings available in the camera.

• When to use either C-log 1, 2 or 3 and how to get the best from each of them.

• My preferred settings and picture profile for the best results.

• How to best rate and expose C-log 2 using LUTs and exposure tools.

• How far the codecs can be pushed in camera and when to fix in post.


14:45pmLight, Ingest and Grade a Sequence
• Bringing everything together, we’ll light, expose, ingest, edit and grade a short sequence.

• We’ll cover lighting and camera movement, correct exposure using the tools we’ve discussed previously.

• We will then explore the best practices for ingesting the footage quickly and safely using Hedge.

• Explore the best practice workflow for quickly pulling frame grabs for directors/clients.

• Explore editing and colour grading workflow using Premiere Pro and Da Vinci Resolve to ensure you get the best, out of the footage you’ve captured.


16:15pmWrap up and Questions
• Round up of what we’ve covered over the day and some time for Q&A.

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